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Father Uses Denver Pride Parade To Teach Son About Love & Acceptance

Monday  07:29,   17 june 2019
msn

Every June when the weather warms up, Pride Month kicks off in Denver. Joe Lee who came out to the festival Saturday says,” It’s a judgement free safe space for everybody.” require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle)... >>>

New York subways celebrate Pride Month with new 'Pride Trains' and MetroCards

Monday  03:15,   17 june 2019
cnn

To mark 50 years since the Stonewall uprising, New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority has put its own Pride logos on 50 train cars across the city. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Former Maine governor has a new job — tending bar

Monday  02:45,   17 june 2019
ctpost

Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's wife won't be the only one in their family spending the summer working at a restaurant. LePage will be joining her as a bartender. McSeagulls Restaurant owner Jeff Stoddard said he hasn't finalized the former... >>>

633 divers collect over 1,500 pounds of trash at Florida beach, set world record

Monday  02:05,   17 june 2019
wptz

Hundreds of divers donned their wetsuits and air tanks Saturday to become the largest group to conduct an underwater cleanup. The Guinness World Record-setting 633 divers retrieved at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line at the... >>>

As price of insulin soars, Americans caravan to Canada for lifesaving medicine

Monday  01:55,   17 june 2019
washingtonpost

One group says making the run across the border is safer than rationing the... >>>

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight

Monday  01:40,   17 june 2019
msn

The wet spring has put growers of specialty crops in a tight spot, as they scramble to seed their fields and kill weeds that grew unhindered until recently. The persistent rain has been especially worrisome for farmers in central Illinois who grow... >>>

California could become first to limit facial recognition technology; police aren't happy

Monday  01:40,   17 june 2019
usatoday

Police want to use facial recognition software as a tool, but some California lawmakers say such technology represents a threat to... >>>

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana

Monday  00:15,   17 june 2019
msn

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the... >>>

Will it work? Glitzy casino opening on industrial waterfront

Monday  00:01,   17 june 2019
msn

A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, "European-style" water shuttles. Five-star hotel rooms starting at about $650 a night. After months of turmoil and uncertainty, Wynn Resorts' flamboyant Encore Boston Harbor casino... >>>

US maple syrup production up despite shorter season

Sunday  23:50,   16 june 2019
msn

U.S. maple syrup production increased slightly this year, even though the sap-collecting season was shorter than last year's, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The country produced 4.2 million gallons (16 million liters) of the... >>>

Sewage USA: Can Surfing Mayor Clean Up California's Toxic Coast?

Sunday  23:50,   16 june 2019
patch

Serge Dedina wants the Trump administration to fix another US border crisis: Tijuana toxic waste polluting Imperial Beach surf... >>>

Convicts are returning to farming – anti-immigrant policies are the reason

Sunday  23:10,   16 june 2019
pri.org

A growing number of convicts are being used for farm labor, while being paid close to nothing and left unprotected by the... >>>

‘Un-DACAmented’ high school graduates fight hurdles to higher ed

Sunday  23:00,   16 june 2019
pri.org

Undocumented immigrant teens are increasingly graduating from high school without legal protections such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Despite the uncertainty, these students are turning to their networks and one another to push ahead... >>>

Chief justice assures the Supreme Court is apolitical. He’s facing his next big test.

Sunday  22:50,   16 june 2019
washingtonpost

John Roberts fills pivotal role in politically fraught decisions on census,... >>>

20 million Americans at risk for severe weather on Father's Day

Sunday  19:06,   16 june 2019
abcnews.go

The severe storms are possible from Texas to the... >>>